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Night time only i cough wht kind of sentoms?

Night time only i cough wht kind of sentoms?

Night time coughing: The most common reason for night time coughing when prone is acid and acidic odors coming from heartburn and esophageal acid. If you have this you must begin to treat this with strong ant-acids. If you are overweight this is a vital way your body is telling you it is time to lose weight. Prolonged acid reflux can cause cancer in the esophagus. Please do not ignore this symptom. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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What if every night i cough and in daytime not?

What if every night i cough and in daytime not?

Nighttime cough: Coughing at night can occur in a number of ailments, most commonly GERD (gastroesophgeal reflux disease), asthma, post-nasal drip/allergies, and fluid in the lungs for example from congestive heart failure. An allergy to dust mites in the pillow could potentially cause coughing at night. If persistent, it is worthwhile getting evaluated in clinic. A proper history/physical should get the answer. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for night-time cough ?

What is the best medication for night-time cough
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Depends...: The best treatment depends on the etiology of the cough. Are you coughing at night when you lie down? If so, this could be due to post-nasal drip which has a very different treatment than bronchospasm (which is another possibility). Other etiologies include gerd which also worsens when lying down. All these possibilities have very different treatments. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Cough for more than one month and night sweeting?

Cough for more than one month  and night sweeting?

Chronic cough: A cough for more than a month, especially with night sweats, should be evaluated by a health care professional. You need to see a doctor and get evaluated, which may or may not include testing such as a chest x-ray. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do if my child have cough in night time?

What can I do if my child have cough in night time?

Cool mist humidifier: May be helpful, especially if in a dry climate. ...Read more

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I continuously have cough attacks at miidle of the night?

I continuously have cough attacks at miidle of the night?

Night cough: Night time cough is a common symptom in people with asthma. Usually the cough (with or without wheezing or chest tightness) can occur between 2-3 am. Night cough can also be due to post nasal drip from allergies or sinus problems. Night cough may even be related to stomach acid reflux. A cough specialist, allergist or pulmonologist can assist in the diagnosis and develop a plan to help. ...Read more

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Why does my cough get worse at night or first in the morning?

Why does my cough get worse at night or first in the morning?

Position?: If your cough worsens when you lie down, either at night or in the morning, it may be due to post-nasal drip or gerd. Both of these can cause bronchospasm and lead to cough. The treatments for these are different so see your doctor so treatment can be initiated if either or both of these proves to be the culprit. ...Read more

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What causes a baby to cough in the night, but not during the day?

What causes a baby to cough in the night, but not during the day?

It varies: Nighttime cough can be related to allergen or irritant exposure, uri, sinusitis, gerd or wheezing. I would contact your doctor if it is ongoing, associated with shortness of breath or is associated with fever. ...Read more

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I have cough that is always very serious at night what do I do please.

I have  cough that is always very serious at night what do I do please.

Reflux?: A possible cause of a cough that's worse in the evening is gastro-esophageal reflux. After food enters your stomach certain muscles (the LES or lower esophageal spincter) contract to prevent stomach contents from regurgitating back into your esophagus. This condition is more noticeable when lying horizontal. Using a wedge to elevate your upper body while sleeping can help. If persists see your Dr ...Read more

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